The fact that there has to be training in not saying idiotic things (which comes from believing idiotic things, but that’s another story) speaks volumes about where the Republican Party is today.
It’s more than making sure Todd Akin doesn’t rear his ugly head again. It’s about leap frogging 20 or 21 centuries.
A GOP aide told Politico that the NRCC held “multiple sessions” with incumbents’ aides on messaging in races where the challenger is a woman. By Politico’s count, at least 10 male GOP incumbents in the House of Representatives face Democratic women challengers in the 2014 midterm elections.
House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) top aides also held a meeting with GOP staff to discuss how legislators should talk to female constituents, although a Republican staffer who attended the meeting told Politico that “some of these guys have a lot to learn”
In other news, water is wet.